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05/22/17

Schmaltz uses historical quotations to emphasize his commitment

In his initial address to councillors, recently named Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Executive Director Randy Schmaltz evoked the words of such luminaries as Martin Luther King Jr. and Winston Churchill. Schmaltz pulled no punches in describing the serious challenges the teaching… +Read More
Education Minister Don Morgan is flanked by STF President Patrick Maze (left) and SPTRB chairperson Tom Schonhoffer.
10/21/15

SPTRB board culmination of two years of collaboration among partners

A new dawn was officially unveiled in Regina on October 21 as the various public education stakeholders gathered to signal the grand opening of the newly-formed Saskatchewan Professional Teachers Regulatory Board. There was consensus from all parties that this self-regulated… +Read More
07/02/15

Independent teacher regulatory board created

Education Minister Don Morgan today announced that The Registered Teachers Act (the Act) has been proclaimed into force, which establishes the Saskatchewan Professional Teachers Regulatory Board (SPTRB).  Under the Act, the SPTRB will be responsible for teacher certification and discipline… +Read More
12/03/14

Government introduces legislation to create teacher regulatory board

Education Minister Don Morgan has introduced The Registered Teachers Act to establish the Saskatchewan Professional Teachers Regulatory Board (SPTRB). The board will be responsible for teacher certification and discipline in Saskatchewan. Currently, the Ministry of Education is responsible for certification.… +Read More
09/11/13

STF reacts to regulatory changes

Since Education Minister Russ Marchuk appointed Dr. Dennis Kendel to conduct consultations and provide recommendations to address perceived concerns around teacher certification and disciplinary authority in cases of alleged professional misconduct, there have been a series of consultations with representatives of the Sask­at­chewan Teachers’ Federation. In its formal submission to Dr. Kendel and Minister Marchuk, entitled Teacher Professionalism in Sask­atchewan: Strengthening Regulation as part of the current review of teacher regulation and disciplinary authority, STF Executive Director Gwen Dueck made... +Read More
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